Flu symptoms: The change in your sleep which may be a sign - 'how to treat flu yourself'
FLU symptoms come on very quickly. Flu will often get better on its own, but it can make some people seriously ill. GPs do not recommend antibiotics for flu because they will not relieve your symptoms or speed up your recovery. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Melatonin Improves Sleep in MS Melatonin Improves Sleep in MS
Findings presented at ECTRIMS 2021 suggest the OTC supplement improves multiple sleep measuresMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

From depression to sleep, new era of psychiatric drugs is here, says startup CEO
Stanford psychiatrist's company has identified 11 drugs, including three already in mid-stage clinical trials, to more precisely target people with depression and PTSD. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Sleep Problems in Mental Illness Highly Pervasive Sleep Problems in Mental Illness Highly Pervasive
An inpatient psychiatric diagnosis over an individual's lifetime is significantly associated with poor sleep quality, results from the largest study of its kind show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a single-center retrospective study - Santilli M, Manciocchi E, D'Addazio G, Di Maria E, D'Attilio M, Femminella B, Sinjari B.
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a sleep breathing disorder that often remains undiagnosed and untreated. OSAS prevalence is increasing exponentially. Starting on the dentist's role as an epidemiological and diagnostic "sentinel", the purpose of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

General aviation flight safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Boyd DD.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: The COVID-19 virus has caused over 582,000 deaths in the United States to date. However, the pandemic has also afflicted the mental health of the population at large in the domains of anxiety and sleep disruption, potentially interfer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Finally Getting Companies to Take Burnout Seriously. Is It Enough?
Toward the end of last year, Anthony Klotz, a professor of business administration at Texas A&M University who studies workplace resignations, realized that a lot of people were about to quit their jobs. A record 42.1 million Americans quit a job in 2019, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, but that rate dropped off during the pandemic-addled year of 2020. As 2021 approached, bringing with it the promise of effective vaccines and a return to semi-normal life, Klotz guessed that two things would happen. First, many of the people who wanted to quit in 2020 but held off due to fear or uncertainty would fina...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

‘Debilitating’: health impacts of smoke from Australia’s black summer bushfires revealed in study
Only one in five people sought medical attention but half reported anxiety, depression and sleep lossGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe film-makerShaun Humphreys vividly remembers the miserable summer of the 2019-20 bushfires.His house, in a north Canberra suburb, was far from the burning fires, but the surrounding smoke was thick and stifling.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Donna Lu Tags: Bushfires Health Canberra Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Medical research Science Australia news Source Type: news

Dementia: The sleep pattern in your 50s, 60s and 70s that raises your risk by 30% - study
DEMENTIA is a destructive set of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. Research continues to shed light on the contributing risk factors, raising the possibility of early intervention to forestall it. According to a study published in the journal Nature, a particular sleep pattern puts you at a 30 percent higher risk of dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: How long do you sleep for at night? You may be at a 30% higher risk of dementia
DEMENTIA is a destructive set of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. Research continues to shed light on the contributing risk factors, raising the possibility of early intervention to forestall it. According to a study published in the journal Nature, a particular sleep pattern puts you at a 30 percent higher risk of dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insomniacs in Scotland can now get a FREE app to help them sleep in NHS deal
Dr Charlotte Lee, director of app provider Big Health, said: 'While this is great for people living in Scotland, we should move away from a postcode lottery for care.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tonsil Size and Mallampati Score as Clinical Predictive Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity in Children
 J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Jul 1;22(7):850-853.AbstractAim and objective: The aim of this study was to determine the clinical utility of body mass index (BMI), tonsil size, and Mallampati scoring in predicting both the presence of and severity of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).Materials and methods: This prospective cross-sectional study comprised 78 growing children in the age range of 11-14 years with polysomnography (PSG)-proven OSA and 86 non-OSA corresponding controls. BMI, tonsil size (Friedman grading scale), and Mallampati score were determined for both groups, and related differences ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Why a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention Can Leave Women Vulnerable
When Heather Mann learned she had breast cancer, it was a complete surprise. “I had never thought that I was at high risk for breast cancer,” the 49-year-old says. “I don’t have any family lineage or history of breast cancer. My grandmother on my father’s side had breast cancer, but apparently that’s not usually a significant factor. So I was very surprised when I found out that I had a malignant tumor.” Shelia Bauer ‘s breast cancer journey took a very different route. After her twin sisters died of the disease in their 50s, Bauer, now 73, assumed that she likely carried som...
Source: TIME: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

How to sleep well: Five natural foods to 'get a great night’s sleep'
SLEEPING through the night can be a challenge for some people. There can be a range of different reasons for this, and sometimes this will happen in the short term, while other people may struggle with long term insomnia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Sleep issues linked to mental health disorders
People with mental health disorders are more likely to have sleep problems than those who do not have the disorders, a study published Tuesday by PLOS Medicine found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause insomnia: The key supplement for a better night's sleep
INSOMNIA is one of the most common complaints during menopause, but luckily a quick dose of melatonin could fix the problem. Here's why. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have you got the super cold? 8 tips to help you sleep when you have a cough or blocked nos
COLD and flu season has many Brits sneezing and spluttering at the moment. As the "worst cold ever" rips through the population, here's how to get a good night's sleep when you have a cold. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of a modified shift work organization and traffic load on air traffic controllers' sleep and alertness during work and non-work activities - M élan C, Cascino N.
A 'compressed' shift schedule (substitution of a rest day by a shift, shortening the duration of work breaks) was introduced for a better fit with aircraft traffic load. Thereafter, the company asked for a survey assessing the effects of the compressed shi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Dementia: Sleep difficulties? The early signs of Lewy body found in the way you sleep
LEWY body dementia, or dementia with Lewy bodies, is the third most common cause of dementia, roughly affecting 100,000 people in the UK. It's caused by small round clumps of protein that build up inside nerve cells in the brain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19, Yes, but So Much More COVID-19, Yes, but So Much More
All aspects of pulmonary medicine, critical care, sleep medicine, and related disciplines will be at the forefront of the CHEST 2021 sessions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Children's behavioral problems, screen time, and sleep problems' association with negative and positive parenting strategies during the COVID-19 outbreak in Brazil - Oliveira TDO, Costa DS, Alvim-Soares A, de Paula JJ, Kestelman I, Silva AG, Malloy-Diniz LF, Miranda DM.
Families' health, safety, and economic stability were jeopardized during the pandemic. Parental stress is a risk factor for hostile and less supportive parenting. Parenting styles are a set of attitudes, feelings and behaviors related to parenting that mod... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Post-concussion dizziness, sleep quality, and postural instability: a cross-sectional investigation - Smulligan KL, Wilson JC, Seehusen CN, Wingerson MJ, Magliato SN, Howell DR.
CONTEXT: Dizziness, postural instability, and poor sleep quality are all commonly reported post-concussion and individually relate to poor outcomes. OBJECTIVE: To examine sleep quality and postural stability among adolescents who did and did not re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Infant inclined sleep product safety: a model for using biomechanics to explore safe infant product design - Wang J, Siddicky SF, Carroll JL, Rabenhorst BM, Bumpass DB, Whitaker BN, Mannen EM.
Over 450 adverse incidents have been reported in infant inclined sleep products over the past 17  years, with many infants found dead in both the supine and prone positions. The unique design of inclined sleep products may present unexplored suffocation r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Concordance of multiple methods to define resiliency and vulnerability to sleep loss depends on Psychomotor Vigilance Test metric - Yamazaki EM, Casale CE, Brieva TE, Antler CA, Goel N.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: Sleep restriction (SR) and total sleep deprivation (TSD) reveal well-established individual differences in Psychomotor Vigilance Test (PVT) performance. While prior studies have used different methods to categorize such resiliency/vulnera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The effect of brief mindfulness meditation on suicidal ideation, stress and sleep quality - Wu R, Zhong SY, Wang GH, Wu MY, Xu JF, Zhu H, Liu LL, Su WJ, Cao ZY, Jiang CL.
OBJECTIVES: Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death for individuals aged 15-29  years, and early intervention on suicidal ideation and risk factors should be priortized. Brief mindfulness meditation (BMM) is convenient and cost-effective in improving... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Autism: Signs in your sleep for adults and children - how to resolve sleep difficulties
AUTISTIC people may act in a different way to other people. It does not mean you have an illness or disease. Some people need support to help them with certain things, and there are several signs of autism, though they will not all present in every autistic person. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence may be lacking for automated MRI analysis in dementia
There's currently a "significant evidence gap" for the use of many availabl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links obstructive sleep apnea and dementia MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health Tau PET bests amyloid PET, MRI in Alzheimer's prognostic study MRI study looks for signs of Alzheimer's disease MRI links air pollution to dementia risk in women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Visceral fat: The warm drink that 'torches' the dangerous body fat during sleep
VISCERAL fat is dangerous because it encases the vital organs that sit around in the body's midsection. Perils linked to fat include heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, however, the abdominal fat can be managed through diet. One hot drink has been shown to torch it throughout the night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: Eight tips for getting to sleep in less than 10 minutes - 'Go caveman'
SLEEPING through the night can be difficult for some people. This can be a short term issue for some, with the stresses of daily life sometimes keeping them awake. For others, they may experience long term insomnia, which can be brought on by a number of factors. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep
A high-salt diet has long been linked to sleep problems, and a new preliminary study suggests that salt might cause brain changes that interfere with the body's natural sleep-wake cycles.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

How to sleep: Seven simple steps to achieve 'stimulus control' for a good night's sleep
WHETHER it's dreading getting into bed at night, or tossing and turning until the early hours of the morning, going to sleep can be difficult for many. For some, if you have difficulty falling asleep, a regular bedtime routine will help you wind down and prepare for bed. If this is tricky to implement, one of the UK's leading experts on sleep tells express.co.uk the best ways to drift-off. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Concussions and kids: Project co-led by UCLA gets $10 million grant from NIH
A research project co-led by theUCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Programaimed at improving the assessment and treatment of concussions in school-aged children has been awarded $10 million by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health.The grant to the Four Corners Youth Consortium, agroup of academic medical centers studying pediatric concussions, will supportConcussion Assessment, Research and Education for Kids, or CARE4Kids, a multisite study that will enroll more than 1,300 children and teens nationwide, including an estimated 240 in Southern California.CARE4Kids re...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Intense Workouts Right Before Bed Could Cost You Sleep
Title: Intense Workouts Right Before Bed Could Cost You SleepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - October 7, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

How to sleep: The food that has a ‘hypnotic effect’ when eaten before bed to aid sleep
SLEEP woes can cause significant disruption to our daily lives. Fortunately, making a few amendments to our diet may help reverse the problem. Evidence suggests that one mushroom may have hypnotic effects, helping improve the quality of sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The World Health Organization Just Endorsed The World ’s First Malaria Vaccine
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday endorsed the world’s first malaria vaccine and said it should be given to children across Africa in the hope that it will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it “a historic moment” after a meeting in which two of the U.N. health agency’s expert advisory groups recommended the step. “Today’s recommendation offers a glimmer of hope for the continent, which shoulders the heaviest burden of the disease. And we expect many more African child...
Source: TIME: Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Chang / AP Tags: Uncategorized Disease wire Source Type: news

How Many Hours Should Kids Sleep (By Age Group)?
Title: How Many Hours Should Kids Sleep (By Age Group)?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Energy-Saving Lightbulbs Can Interfere With Sleep Energy-Saving Lightbulbs Can Interfere With Sleep
A new type of LED lightbulb is being designed by scientists to save energy and preserve eyesight and sleep with a soft glow of evening light.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

How to Maintain Your Social Life When You Have IBD
About two years ago, as Samantha Plevney was dealing with a major Crohn’s disease flare-up, she decided to tell her gastroenterologist how it was affecting her emotional health. “I told him that I’m alive but I’m not living,” she recalls. “Not being able to see my friends because of the uncertainty of my health situation was making me feel worse. I think people with IBD, and their doctors, tend to focus on physical symptoms, and for good reason. But the mental-health effect that comes from social support is huge.” Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) encompasses two conditions—Cr...
Source: TIME: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

MRI links obstructive sleep apnea and dementia
Brain MRI findings suggest treating people with obstructive sleep apnea coul...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Brain MRI shows link between atrial fibrillation and cognitive decline MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health PET/MRI study looks at head injuries and Alzheimer's disease MRI shows slimmer tongue reduces sleep apnea MRI shows less gray matter in kids with sleep apnea (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hollywood production crews vote to authorise first ever strike
Union calls for industry leaders to grant workers ‘human necessities’ such as adequate sleep and breaks (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why can't I sleep without needing to urinate? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions 
DR MARTIN SCURR: What a miserable situation for you. The need to urinate excessively, known medically as polyuria, can be debilitating, as it has been in your case. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration aim of NIH-funded grant
International team seeks hidden signs of brain damage in REM behavior disorder ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder act out their dreams. While sleeping safely in bed, for example, they might throw up their arms to catch an imaginary ball or try to run from an illusory assailant. Such actions are more than just a nuisance. People with the disorder h ave a 50% to 80% chance of developing a… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 5, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to sleep: The two foods to avoid at dinner or risk sleeplessness - the worst culprits
THERE are myriad factors that can make falling asleep a fraught challenge. Researchers probing the effects of food on sleep have warned that two, in particular, make poor bedfellows. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Sleep Better During the Pandemic
Title: How to Sleep Better During the PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - October 4, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

What Causes Facial Pain?
Discussion Dental caries are one of the most common infections. It is usually caused by Streptococcus viridans. Dental caries are also quite preventable with brushing the teeth at least twice a day with a fluoridated dentifrice, use of dental floss, and preventative dental appointments with application of fluoride varnish and sealants as appropriate. Fluoridated water supplies also help. A review can be found here. Facial pain is often acute, self-limited and etiologies that may be obvious such as trauma or infection. Facial pain can also overlap with cranial pain (mainly headache), neck pain (often lymphadenopathy or musc...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How to sleep better with anxiety - the 7 hacks to help you relax at bedtime
ANXIETY is a common cause of sleeping problems and insomnia, but luckily there are plenty of things you can do to calm down and relax at bedtime to get some shuteye. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: Meghan Markle shares her three top tips for getting a good night's kip
MEGHAN MARKLE, who is a mother of two, can surely appreciate how precious a good night's sleep really is when you have a household of little ones. Papped looking as gorgeous as ever, how does the 40-year-old do it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Link Between Wandering and Sleeping Minds
Researchers discover that when the mind wanders or goes blank, some parts of the brain behave as they do during sleep. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Notebook Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Mourning: A Basic Human Need
When you think about basic human needs, things like food, air, sleep, and shelter likely come to mind. No doubt, we all need those things. However, there are dozens of other needs we share, no matter our culture, age, gender, upbringing, or any other distinction. A few examples of these include trust, joy, to be heard, companionship, understanding, acceptance, respect, relaxation, and contribution. To mourn is also one of our basic human needs, one that is all too familiar to those working in post-acute and long-term care. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 1, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Paige Hector Tags: Communication and Culture Source Type: news

Abnormal Nighttime BP Patterns Risky in Adults With Diabetes Abnormal Nighttime BP Patterns Risky in Adults With Diabetes
A reverse dipping pattern, when blood pressure (BP) rises during sleep, more than doubles the risk for death in adults with diabetes, highlighting the importance of 24-hour BP monitoring to detect it.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news